Stephanie Mercado and David B. Nash, author at MedCity News
Stephanie Mercado, CAE CPHQ, is CEO and Executive Director of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), an organization dedicated to healthcare quality professionals, setting the standard of excellence for the profession. She has led association leadership roles, supporting both practitioners and healthcare executives for 20 years, developing healthcare skills and medical program models.
David B. Nash, MD MBA, is a board-certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in public accountability for outcomes, developing physician leadership, and improving the quality of care. He is the Founding Dean Emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health and currently serves as the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy. Dr. Nash is a regular on Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Influential People in Healthcare and is a senior faculty member responsible for quality of care programs for the American Association of Physician Leaders. Dr. Nash has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and edited 23 books, including Connecting with the New Healthcare Consumer, The Quality Solution, Demand Better, and most recently Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness ( 3rd edition).